Mourinho Should Be 'Embarrassed' By Man Utd's Season - Keane

Cheryl Sanders
May 11, 2017

"The more I can play, the better for me and the more I feel I can help the team".

"Of course you want to play, you want to play every game". I don't believe Celta want this more than us.

United are 1-0 up and look well set to go through and face Ajax in the final - the Dutch side lead Lyon 4-1 on aggregate.

The loss dented United's chances of qualifying for the Champions League through the premier league. There is still work to do and a very important game we have to win.

"For Celta it is, in their words, the most important match of their history".


So it was easy to understand a little hyperbole on Wednesday, easy to accept what Mourinho was talking about when he suggested tonight's Europa League semi-final is the most important match in his club's recent history.

"It was a decision based on common sense". "The situation is simple", he said.

The former Argentina defender said: "It doesn't matter what games I've played, the main thing is for the club". Still just a handful of matches of this season to endure, and then we'll know whether to be optimistic, or to burn Old Trafford to the ground (NB do not do this).

Celta's Europa League commitments have had a striking impact on their league form, largely due to coach Eduardo Berizzo's determination to rest players. "I don't think it's consistent the atmosphere, the enthusiasm".

I could say for example the match against Chelsea, the match was really a very strong Old Trafford.


As per reports in The Guardian, Rooney, who lost his first-choice status this season with the club, has also struggled to make match-day squads selected by manager José Mourinho.

Mourinho, though, insists the French midfielder is still ready to play.

Celta have already eliminated Shakhtar Donetsk, Russian side Krasnodar and Belgian outfit Genk and are seeking to reach the first European final in their history.

But while success in Europe's second-tier competition will complete United's collection of trophies, what motivates them above all is the place in next season's Champions League that Europa League success will yield.

United have progressed through from their last four major European semi-finals and punters may choose to use their free bet to back Jose Mourinho's men to secure their passage once again on Thursday. We will fight hard.


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